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Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

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NASCAR To Go Dark At Texas Motor Speedway
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Martin Truex Jr. led a trio of Toyota drivers atop the speed chart during Friday evening’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Happy Hour” practice at Texas Motor Speedway.
Truex logged 51 laps with a top speed of 192.930 mph around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval after qualifying third earlier […]

Fri, 04/8/16 – 20:47 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Go Dark At Texas Motor Speedway
Edwards Wins Texas Pole
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Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The pole was the 17th of his Edwards’ career and came after a lap in 27.748 seconds at the 1.5-mile TMS quad-oval.
 
“I made a little mistake, and I thought that was going to cost us,” the Joe Gibbs Racing […]

Fri, 04/8/16 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins Texas Pole
DeJoria Feeling Re-grooved After Vegas Stunner
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Week after week in 2015, Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria would head on down the road after heartbreaking showings in NHRA national events telling herself the same thing: “We’re better than this.”
Turns out, she was right.
Last weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, DeJoria and her Alexis DeJoria Racing/Kallita Motorsports team got their […]

Fri, 04/8/16 – 10:00 | Comments Off on DeJoria Feeling Re-grooved After Vegas Stunner
Danica: Walking On Track Was Not A Problem
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FORT WORTH, Texas – A composed Danica Patrick continues to defend her in-the-moment behavior that drew a $20,000 fine and probation from NASCAR following a crash involving Kasey Kahne at Auto Club Speedway on March 20.
NASCAR slapped Partrick with the monetary hit after officials determined she violated safety rules when […]

Thu, 04/7/16 – 19:49 | One Comment
New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
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Various configurations of the superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits produced by Chevrolet and Honda _ featuring new-for-2016 domed skid plates _ were tested at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday as preparations ramped-up for 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next month.
Fifteen drivers turned a combined 501 laps around the historic 2.5-mile oval in-between intermittent rain on a […]

Thu, 04/7/16 – 7:08 | Comments Off on New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
A.J. Allmendinger Rediscovers His Rhythm
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – After a dismal 2015 season in which A.J. Allmendinger produced no top-five and only three top-10 finishes, the Los Gatos, Calif., native’s fickle NASCAR career appeared Sunday to have again found solid footing.
In Martinsville Speedway’s STP 500, Allmendinger trailed winner Kyle Busch by a mere 0.663 second […]

Mon, 04/4/16 – 7:50 | Comments Off on A.J. Allmendinger Rediscovers His Rhythm
Champion Brown Nabs First Top Fuel Win Of 2016
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Defending Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown raced to his first victory of the season Sunday in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brown drove his Matco Tools Don Schumacher Racing dragster to a 3.843 second pass at 314.60 mph to defeat first-time finalist Troy Buff, who drove […]

Mon, 04/4/16 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Champion Brown Nabs First Top Fuel Win Of 2016
Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
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Kyle Busch arrived at Martinsville Speedway this weekend without ever having won a NASCAR race at the series’ smallest and oldest track. He left the Martinsville half-mile on Sunday having won twice.
Busch followed up his Camping World Truck Series victory from Saturday with a dominating Sprint Cup Series win on Sunday.
“To win here in Martinsville […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 15:50 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race, Sweeps Martinsville
Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
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Surrounded by voice recorders and note pads in the moments following Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean had to slap himself in the face. The purpose was to make sure he was not dreaming because for the second time in the two-race-old 2016 Formula One season, he and his Haas F1 Team had notched a […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 12:26 | Comments Off on Rosberg Wins Bahrain But Haas Driver Grosjean Logs Another Stunning Finish
Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in the series’ return to Phoenix International Raceway.
The race at the PIR mile was the first in 11 years and the victory was the the 39th of Dixon’s career, tying him with four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser for […]

Sun, 04/3/16 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Red Hot In The Desert